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Klean Industries and City Circle to build tire pyrolysis plant


Klean Industries has partnered with City Circle Group (CCG) to build a fully integrated, continuous tire pyrolysis plant to recover carbon black and biofuel in Melbourne, Australia. A project site is already secured and planning permission and permitting are underway. The project is centrally located 45km northwest of Melbourne, Victoria. The project investment is estimated [...]

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Bridgestone Alenza tires to feature on Lexus RX


Lexus has selected Bridgestone’s Alenza 001 and Alenza Sport A/S tires for its Lexus RX. The Alenza 001 and Alenza Sport A/S tires for the new RX are ‘Dan-Totsu’ [the Japanese term for the “absolute and clear leader”, adopted by Lexus as part of its five-year plan]products that feature the tire technology Enliten. According to [...]

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Porsche chooses Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 for 718 Cayman GT4 RS


Porsche has selected the Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 tire for the 718 Cayman GT4 RS. Dunlop Sport Maxx Race 2 is designed to give drivers intense grip in dry conditions and balance cornering under high G-forces, especially for high-performance sports cars like the 718 Cayman GT4 RS. According to the companies, the tire’s ability [...]

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Vipal Rubber launches DV-RT5 tread


Vipal Rubber has launched its DV-RT5 tread featuring a new rubber compound. By the end of 2022, the DV-RT5 will be available in 234, 242, 250, 258 and 266mm widths through Vipal Authorised Network partner retreaders. According to the company, the design features a unique compound that is more resistant to cracking and offers proven [...]

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Continental builds basketball court from recycled Extreme E tires


Tire manufacturer Continental has donated 400m2  of recycled rubber to form paving stones for a youth basketball court in Hanover-Linden in Germany. The paving stones are made from recycled racing tires from the Extreme E electric racing series, which Continental has been supporting as a founding partner since 2019. The Extreme E tires underwent a complex [...]

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Bridgestone develops ultra-low rolling resistance EV tires for BMW


Tire maker Bridgestone has developed ultra-low rolling resistance tires designed to complement the performance and character of BMW’s electric iX vehicle. The custom-engineered Alenza tires feature Bridgestone’s proprietary and lightweight Enliten technology to reduce tire rolling resistance and weight by up to 20%. This is to help to keep the BMW iX’s overall weight to [...]

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Vredestein expands North American offering with Pinza HT


As part of its expanding North American product line-up, Vredestein has launched the Pinza HT. The newest addition to the Pinza family, the HT is the company’s highway all-season tire designed for trucks, SUVs and crossovers. The symmetric pattern of the Pinza HT is molded from an all-season tread compound intended to improve tread wear. [...]

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In this Issue – Annual Showcase 2022


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